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2022/2023

Education Research III: ITC Tools in the Research Process

Code: 43200 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
4313815 Research in Education OB 0 1

Contact

Name:
Lluís Albarracin Gordo
Email:
lluis.albarracin@uab.cat

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)

Teachers

Mariona Espinet Blanch
Lurdes Martinez Minguez
Angelina Sanchez Marti
Ingrid Noguera Fructuoso
Lluís Albarracin Gordo

Prerequisites

No

Objectives and Contextualisation

This unit focuses on the possibilities and limitations of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in the service of educational research.

Competences

  • Analyse data according to its nature and present results in accorance with the research proposals.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Communicate the research results, knowledge acquired and the implications for practice, and adapt the register to the public and formal protocols.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.
  • Recognise and evaluate the potential and limitations of the instruments and strategies.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Use ICT in the research process, information search and management, data analysis and the dissemination and communication of results.
  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Work in teams and with teams in the same or interdisciplinary fields.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  2. Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.
  3. Defend the research carried out orally, using the appropriate technology.
  4. Efficiently manage statistical packages and interpret the results obtained.
  5. Evaluate the potential and limitations of different types of analysis and the computer programs that allow it to be carried out.
  6. Evaluate the potential and limitations of the different instruments and strategies for data collection.
  7. Identify the appropriate forums for disseminating research results in education.
  8. Recognise applied research in education as a tool of continual innovation and educational and social improvement.
  9. Recognise responsibility to society of professional education researchers.
  10. Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  11. Understand the possibilities and limitations of information and communication technology for educational research.
  12. Use ICT in the research process, information search and management, data analysis and the dissemination and communication of results.
  13. Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  14. Work in teams and with teams in the same or interdisciplinary fields.
  15. Write scientific summaries to be presented to different audiences.

Content

-       Information management and literacy: databases, search engines, bibliographic managers, etc.

-       Data analysis: textual, visual, quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods (SPSS, Nvivo, Atlas-Ti, MaxQDA ...).

-       Dissemination and popularization of science: research portals, digital magazines.

-       Research Report and communication of research results.

-       Writing scientific papers.

-       Communication of research results and implications for practice. Hearings and protocols. 

Methodology

TEACHING METHODOLOGY AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES:

 - Lectures by the teacher.

- Reading articles and documentaries.
- Analysis and discussion of articles and documentary sources.
- Classroom practice: solving problems/cases/exercises.
- Oral presentation of work.
- Tutorials.

Guided activities


- Lectures by the teacher.
- Classroom practice: solving problems/cases/exercises.

Supervised activities 

-       Tutorials.

-       Analysis and discussion of articles and documentary sources.

Individual activities

-       Reading articles and documentaries, case studies and information literacy.

 

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.

Activities

Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Classroom practice: solving problems/cases/exercises. 30 1.2 5, 3, 4, 12, 15, 14
Lectures by the teacher 20 0.8 11, 7, 8, 9
Type: Supervised      
Analysis and discussion of articles and documentary sources 40 1.6 5, 11, 3, 4, 12, 15, 14
Tutorials 30 1.2 5, 11, 7, 8, 9
Type: Autonomous      
Reading articles and documentaries, case studies and information literacy 30 1.2 5, 11, 7, 12, 8, 9, 15

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

- Attendance and participation in all sessions
- Activities during the development of the module
- Report/individual work of the module

Assessment will be done through these activities.
The final grade is the weighted average of the planned activities. In order to apply this criterion, you must obtain at least the grade of 4, out of 10, on all the activities, performed during the development of the report.
Class attendance is absolutely mandatory. To obtain a positive final evaluation, you must have attended a minimum of 80% of the classes.
The review of the tests will be performed individually.

  

Assessment activities

 

- Class attendance and participation in discussions.
- Report/individual work module.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Activities during the development of the module 30% 0 0 6, 5, 3, 7, 12, 2, 8, 9, 15, 14
Attendance and participation in all sessions 20% 0 0 11, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 15, 14
Report/individual work of the module 50% 0 0 6, 5, 11, 3, 4, 12, 10, 1, 2, 15, 13

Bibliography

Main references:

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Blasco Mira, J. E. & Mengual Andrés, S. (2010). Análisis de datos cualitativos asistido por ordenador en Ciencias de la Educación. En Roig Vila, R. & Fioruci, M. (Eds.), Claves para la investigación en innovación y calidad educativas. La integración de las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación y la Interculturalidad en las aulas. Strumenti di ricerca per l’innovazione e la qualità in ambito educativo. Le Tecnologie dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione e l’Interculturalità nella scuola (pp. 71-84). Alcoy - Roma: Marfil - TRE Universita degli studi.

Cohen, L., Manion, I., Morrison, K. (2000). Research Methods in Education (5th edition). London and New York: Routledge, Falmer, pp 73-91.

Delgado, C. (2014). Viajando a Ítaca por mares cuantitativos: manual de ruta para investigar en grado y postgrado. Amarú.

Field, A. (2019). Discovering statistics using SPSS (and sex and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll). SAGE Publications.

Flick, U. (2014). La gestión de la calidad en Investigación Cualitativa. Morata.

Gibbs, G. (2012). El análisis de datos cualitativos en investigación cualitativa. Morata.

Goss-Sampson, M. (2020). Statistical analysis inJASP: A guide forstudents. JASP. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.9980744

Hernández-Sampieri, R., & Mendoza, C. (2018). Metodología de la Investigación. Las rutas cuantitativa, cualitativa y mixta. McGraw-Hill.

Martínez-Garrido, C., & Murillo-Torrecilla, F. J. (2012). Análisis de datos cuantitativos con SPSS en investigación socioeducativa. UAM.

Pallant, J. (2020). SPSS Survival Manual: a step by step guide to data analysis using IBM SPSS. Routledge.

Pérez, R., García, J. L., Gil, J. A., & Galán, A. (2009). Estadística aplicada a la educación. Pearson.

PSPP (2019). PSPP Users’ Guide. Statistical Analysis Software. http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/manual/pspp.pdf

Rapley, T. (2014). Los análisis de conversación, de discurso y de documentos en Investigación Cualitativa. Morata.

Ravitch, S.M.& Mittenfelner, N. (2016). Qualitative Research: Bridging the Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological. LA: Sage Publishing.

Revuelta, F.I. & Sánchez, M.C. (2012). Programas de análisis cualitativo para la investigación en espacios virtuales de formación. http://campus.usal.es/~teoriaeducacion/rev_numero_04/n4_art_revuelta_sanchez.htm

Silver, C., & Lewins, A. (2014). Using software in qualitative research: A step-by-step guide. Sage.  

Woods, M., Paulus, T., Atkins, D. P., & Macklin, R. (2016). Advancing qualitative research using qualitative data analysis software (QDAS)? Reviewing potential versus practice in published studies using ATLAS. ti and NVivo, 1994–2013. Social Science Computer Review34(5), 597-617. 

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CABERO, J., BARROSO, J., AND LLORENTE, MC. (2010) El diseño de Entornos Personales de Aprendizaje y la formación de profesores en TIC. In: Digital Education Review, 18, 27-37. [Accessed: 14/01/2013] Retrieved from: http://greav.ub.edu/der

CANALS R.  (2007). La argumentación en el aprendizaje del conocimiento social. Enseñanza de las Ciencias Sociales. Revista de Investigación, 6, 49-60.

CLERICI, C. (2013): Lectura y escritura de textos académicos y científicos. Accés web: https://www.academia.edu/3218131/Lectura_y_escritura_de_textos_acad%C3%A9micos_y_cient%C3%ADficos

FORTANET, I. (coordinadora), 2002. Cómo escribir un artículo de investigación en inglés. Alianza Editorial, 218 p.

GARCÍA ÁLVAREZ DE TOLEDO, J. Y FERNÁNDEZ SÁNCHEZ, R. (2011). Difusión y divulgación científica en Internet. Asturias: Gobierno Principado de Asturias. Accés web: http://ria.asturias.es/RIA/bitstream/123456789/1661/1/Difusion-y-divulgacion-cientifica-en-Internet.pdf

HERNÁNDEZ, R.; FERNÁNDEZ, C.; BAPTISTA, P. (2003). Metodología de la investigación. 3ª ed. Méjico, D.F.: McGraw-Hill

HERNANDEZ, R.; FERNÁNDEZ, C.; BAPTISTA, P. (2007). Fundamentos de metodología de la investigación. Madrid. McGraw-Hill

JARIOT, M. y RODRÍGUEZ PARRÓN, M. (2007). La formación por competencias profesionales. Evaluación y mejora de las competencias del profesor de formación vial desde un modelo de cambio de actitudes. Educación XX1, . 107-136.

JUSTE, R. et al. (2009). Estadística aplicada a laeducación. Madrid: Pearson

MACMILLAN, J. I SCHUMAQUER, S. (2005). Investigación educativa. 5a. Ed. Madrid: Pearson.

Manual de usuario Refwoks. Document electrònic: http://www.upo.es/biblioteca/export/sites/biblioteca/bib_digital/documentos/manual_refworks.pdf

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PARDO, A.; RUIZ, M.A. (2005). Anàlisis de datos con SPSS 13. Madrid. Mc Graw Hill.

QUINTANA, J. Y HIGUERAS, E. (2007). Les Webquest, una metodologia d’aprenentatge cooperatiu basada en l’accés, el maneig i l’ús d’informació de la xarxa. Quaderns de docència universitària, no 11. ICE. Universitat de Barcelona. Accés web: http://diposit.ub.edu/dspace/bitstream/2445/1921/1/QDU_11.pdf

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SAN MARTIN, D. (2014) Teoría fundamentada y Atlas ti: recursos metodológicos para la investigación educativa. Revista electrónica de Investigación Educativa, 16(1),104-122. http://redie.uabc.mx/vol16no1/contenido-sanmartin.html

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SLAFER, G. (2009). ¿Cómo escribir un artículo científico? Revista de Investigación en Educación, 6, pp.124-132.

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SOFTWARE

IBM (2010). Manual del usuario del sistema básico de IBM SPSS Statistics 19. Document electrònic: http://www.szit.bme.hu/~kela/SPSSStatistics%20%28E%29/Documentation/Spanish/Manuals/IBM%20SPSS%2

Domínguez, Daniel; Beaulieu, Anne; Estalella, Adolfo; Gómez, Edgar; Schnettler, Bernt & Read, Rosie (2007). Etnografía virtual. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 8(3), http://nbn- resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0703E19

Koch, Sabine C. & Zumbach, Jörg (2002). The Use of Video Analysis Software in Behavior Observation Research: Interaction Patterns in Task-oriented Small Groups. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research3(2), Art. 18; http://nbnresolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0202187

Muñoz, J. (2003). Análisis cualitativo de datos textuales con ATLAS/TI. Document electrònic: http://www.ugr.es/~textinfor/documentos/manualatlas.pdf

Laukkanen, Mauri (2012). Comparative Causal Mapping and CMAP3 Software in Qualitative Studies [59 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research13(2), Art. 13, http://nbn- resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1202133

Revuelta, F.I. y Sánchez, M.C. (2012). Programas de análisis cualitativo para la investigación en espacios virtuales de formación. Document electrònic: http://campus.usal.es/~teoriaeducacion/rev_numero_04/n4_art_revuelta_sanchez.htm

WEBSITES

http://www.atlasti.com/index.html 

http://www.eval.org/Resources/QDA.asp (Qualitative Software. American Evaluation. Association).

http://www.refworks.com/

http://biblio.universia.es/catalogos-recursos/bases-datos/  

http://biblio.universia.es/catalogos-recursos/metabuscadores/

http://biblio.universia.es/catalogos-recursos/revistas-digitales/

http://www.qsrinternational.com/other-languages_spanish.aspx

Software

Qualitative data analysis: Nvivo

Quantitative data analysis: Jasp; Jamovi